Public Notices and Documents for ReviewThe San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) requests public comments on many types of draft documents: Basin Plan amendments, adoption of TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads), NPDES permits, Waste Discharge Requirements, Site Cleanup Requirements, Enforcement Orders, California Environmental Quality Act documents and more. This page contains links to public notices for projects currently in a public comment period. In addition, you will find links to pages containing support materials (fact sheets, regulation text, etc.) below the public notices.
You may also visit the Water Board Meeting Calendar for information about comment periods, public hearings and meetings.
- Board Meetings
- Basin Planning and TMDLs
- Enforcement Actions
- Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board
- Site Cleanup
- Section 401 Water Quality Certification
- Storm Water
- Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Channels in San Francisco Bay
Laws and Regulations Relevant to Current Public Proceedings
- California Water Code
- California Code of Regulations
- Title 23. Waters
- Title 27. Environmental Protection
How to Participate
Basin Planning and TMDLs
NEW - Proposed draft Basin Plan amendment and supporting staff report for the North San Francisco Bay Selenium TMDL is available for comment. The 45-day public comment period ends by 5 p.m. on September 8, 2015. Regional Water Board staff will consider comments, make revisions as appropriate, and bring the TMDL to the Water Board for adoption consideration at a Public Hearing on November 18, 2015.
- For public notices and draft documents for review on NPDES related matter, please see Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board.
A proposed Tentative Order is being considered for the former Glovatorium, Inc. property located in Oakland, Alameda County. The Order (Site Cleanup Requirements) would require completion of the remedial investigation and preparation of a remedial action plan. Following the comment period ending June 30, 2015, Regional Water Board staff will consider comments received and determine whether the Order should be issued administratively by the Executive Officer or adopted by the Regional Water Board following a public hearing.The comment period has been extended to August 31, 2015.
A Tentative Order is being considered for the Hamlin Dry Cleaners site in Lafayette, Contra Costa County. The Order (Amendment of Site Cleanup Requirements) would amend Order No. R2-2011-088 as follows: remove dischargers from the Order due to death, revise soil gas cleanup standards to reflect the Regional Water Board's updated Environmental Screening Levels, and add interim remedial action tasks to the Order. Regional Water Board staff will consider comments received and determine whether the Order should be issued administratively by the Executive Officer or adopted by the Regional Water Board following a public hearing. The public comment period is closed and staff is processing comments.
Section 401 Water Quality Certification
Resolutions for Consideration by the Board